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South Hampton Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 399 students

 

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Posted May 18, 2014

I think South Hampton is an awesome. They are very connected to the parents being involved it the activities at the school. The principal, assistant principal and teacher are wonderful there. I am honored that my child attends this school. Mr. Finkley and his faculty and staff does an outstanding job.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

I've volunteered and done part-time teaching there. The principal, assistant principal and staff present a dedicated and committed attitude for the students. A large gift will be wisely used to benefit the children here.


Posted September 10, 2009

I think South Hampton is an awesome school. My baby just love her teacher and is happy about going to school each day. The teachers are so wonderful and helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2009

I think South Hampton is a wonderful school. They are very connect to the parents being involvied it the activites at the school. The principal and teacher are wonderful
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2007

This is school has the potential to be an excellent school. However there are some teachers that do not fall in the mission and scope of the school. My 5 year was just tested by Sylvan learning Center and I found out that she was below a Pre-K level. There is no reason why a child this far in the year (Mar07) not being reported with this type of problem. There are also problems dealing with behavior issues; Parent-teacher-Principal involved should be used effectively manage a child proper education. My experience has not been all bad because there are teachers there that truly care. The schools deficiencies can be maintained by proper overall management.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 27, 2005

I love South Hampton, and my kids love it too, the teachers are very helpful and enjoy teaching. My youngest child is 6 and when he first started it was hard for him to adjust, but his teacher worked with him and now is doing very well in the first grade, and my 8yr old is also doing well. I COMMEND SOUTH HAMPTON FOR THEIR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2005

South Hampton Elementary is a great school for a parent to know and feel that their child is learning. The teachers are excellent and so are the parents. I have 3 children enrolled and I love the school. My children have close relationships to their teachers and so do I. The teachers work hard to make sure that the children are taught and send things home for the parents to get involved. There is always some type of family activity going on to enforce parent invovment . They do not have behavior problems and overall I know it is one of the best if not the best elementary school in the birmingham area. There is music, a choir, spirit group and much more that the children can get involved in. The staff, as well as the parents on one accord and that is to make sure these children learn.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
59%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 93% in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students70%
Female77%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant70%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female77%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligiblen/a
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant77%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students55%
Female57%
Male53%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible55%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education33%
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant55%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students62%
Female80%
Male47%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible58%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special education8%
General population74%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Not migrant62%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
Female94%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible87%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English88%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant88%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a

Reading

All Students79%
Female84%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English79%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant79%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
47%
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

Science

All Students71%
Female77%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
Whiten/a
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Special educationn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English71%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant71%
Povertyn/a
Not povertyn/a
Scale: % level 3 or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science. The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 3.

The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alabama Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 99% 34%
Hispanic 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
White 0% 58%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 88%N/A56%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Johnnie Finkley
Fax number
  • (205) 231-2718

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
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565 Sheridan Rd Pc
Birmingham, AL 35214
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